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“There’s something really appealing about the simplicity of black-and-white images.” ―Joseph Gordon-Levitt

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Silent talkies speak the language of black-and-white piano keys striking chords of recognition.

“She gave me a smile I could feel in my hip pocket.”

―Raymond Chandler, Goodbye, My Lovely

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“Technology makes everyone feel old. A laptop is old after two years. Someone always has something newer. Everyone seems to feel obsolete now, even the young.” ―Jennifer Egan

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An old F*ck is as timeless as a Stone Age clock.

“In an age of multiple and massive innovations, obsolescence becomes the major obsession.”

Marshall McLuhan

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“In heaven an angel is nobody in particular.” ―George Bernard Shaw

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Among the ranks of angels in sanctuary niches,
everyday angels are up there in the bleachers.

“It is impossible to see the angel unless you first have a notion of it.”

James Hillman

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“Civilization is like a thin layer of ice upon a deep ocean of chaos and darkness.” ―Werner Herzog

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How thin the ice we skate on
Like sails of plundered ships
How sheer the veil once frozen
Pale as a nun’s handkerchief

“In skating over thin ice our safety is in our speed.”

―Ralph Waldo Emerson

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“If there is a book that you want to read, but it hasn’t been written yet, you must be the one to write it.” ―Toni Morrison

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She zapped the time-lock, gave the door a pull and escaped into a corridor carpeted with forget-me-nots, where a matador in lime socks lay upon a red cape, and a bull calf with a green horn napped.

“Some stories are true that never happened.”

―Elie Wiesel

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“When people speak of creating superhumanly intelligent beings, they are usually imagining an AI project.” ―Vernor Vinge

Boomer Babes v.2049 is a product of artificial intelligence (AI). It integrates all previous female stereotypes since 1949 – from Farmer’s Daughter to Sex in the City, Cheerleader to Preppy, Gidget to MTV, Vampire Slayer to Whatever. What’s more, it brings the near future into focus, anticipating the awesome advancement in store for the Centennials.

“I definitely fall into the camp of thinking of AI as augmenting human capability and capacity.”

―Satya Nadella

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“Are you sure / That we are awake? / It seems to me / That yet we sleep, we dream.” —William Shakespeare, Midsummer Night’s Dream


Midsummer Day, I dreamed I was late to meet a play date in a scene, and afraid to face my fate.

“The course of true love never did run smooth.

―William Shakespeare

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“One revolution is like one cocktail, it just gets you organized for the next.” ―Will Rogers


The whirling dervish going round on the inside track is thinking about breaking the record of revolutions per minute held by a mad holy roller on the outside track. He has another think coming.

“Every revolution was first a thought in one man’s mind.”

Ralph Waldo Emerson

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“Journalism as theater is what TV news is.” ―Thomas Griffith


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